Will the arrival of the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 variants relaunch the epidemic in France?

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Are we protected against Covid by having been infected? A coronavirus infection induces an acquired immune response. But for how long is it effective against variants? Forgotten by the media for several weeks, theepidemic of Covid is making headlines again with the BA.4 and BA.5 variants which are … Read more

Occupational cancers, an invisible “epidemic”

At 63, just retired, the husband of Danièle Funel, senior technician at the Latty factory, in Brou, in Eure-et-Loir, fell ill. Cancer of the pleura. “He died in 2009 in appalling conditions, ten months after the diagnosis,” says his wife, herself a former employee of this sealing company which used asbestos. According to her, a … Read more

Towards more zoonoses, with the risk of new pandemics

Sras, Mers, Ebola, avian flu, zika, Covid-19, HIV, monkey pox… Favored by our lifestyles, zoonoses, diseases transmitted to humans by animals, have multiplied in recent years, raising fears of the emergence of new pandemics. “The interface between humans and animals has become quite unstable,” said Dr. Mike Ryan, head of emergencies at the World Health … Read more

The ras-le-bol of Laillé, facing the repeated raves-parties

June 3, 2022 at 8:05 a.m. – Modified: June 3, 2022 at 12:32 p.m. by Dolorès CHARLES The authorities fear rave parties during this Pentecost weekend. The prefectures of Ille et Vilaine, Côtes-d’Armor, Morbihan, Loire-Atlantique or Finistère have issued decrees to ban festive gatherings of a musical nature and the transport of sound systems. In … Read more

Sharp drop in hospitalizations | VAT News

Quebec has 1,493 people positive for COVID-19 in its hospitals, including 51 patients in intensive care. In addition, 12 deaths are added to the balance sheet. THE SITUATION IN QUEBEC AS OF MAY 20, 2022 – 1,060,657 people infected (+612*) – 15,338 deaths (+12) – 1493 people hospitalized *72 entries *141 outputs – 51 people … Read more

Up to 10 IQ loss points…: what the Covid can really do to the brain

A patient affected by Covid-19 who is about to undergo a CT scan. ©Ludovic Marin / AFP Neurological impact British researchers have studied the consequences of severe forms of Covid on the brain. According to this study from the University of Cambridge, persistent cognitive deficits were found, leading to an effect identical to aging from … Read more

Why will the next pandemic be linked to global warming?

A new study explains how the joint migration of animals and humans, linked to global warming, will trigger new pandemics. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Wild animals in the face of global warming Even very slight changes in climate can strongly affect the biodiversity of an area, and even lead to the disappearance … Read more

Covid long: persistent symptoms months after the first wave | Newsroom

Sorry, this article is only available in English. Participants completed several questionnaires about their symptoms © Adobe Stock Several months after being infected with SARS-CoV-2, symptoms persist in some patients. We are talking about a long Covid or a “post-Covid” state. Still poorly understood, this phenomenon is now carefully studied by scientists in order to … Read more